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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 01-14-2012 11:17 PM 1303 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this lidded box out of a piece of scrap quarter sawn sycamore that was in the burn pile. It is finished with EEE and Shellawax

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peteg

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#1 posted 01-14-2012 11:24 PM

Nice turn Jim, looks similar to our Honeysuckle down under, you have a very thin edge on the lid I can see a bit of light comming thru, great finish,
cheers Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#2 posted 01-15-2012 12:04 AM

that’s some super thin turnin Jim. very nice :)

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#3 posted 01-15-2012 03:52 AM

Nice leaded box Jim and a good save from the fire. Have found some Sycamore wood in the shipping pallets
wiil produce something when I have enough segments..

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#4 posted 01-15-2012 04:42 AM

pur d darn nice ,great job.

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#5 posted 01-15-2012 11:24 AM

Very nice turning,Jim !!!

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#6 posted 01-15-2012 02:47 PM

It’s beautiful. I love the wood.

helluvawreck
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#7 posted 01-15-2012 03:02 PM

Thats a fine looking pot. No such thing as waste timber.

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#8 posted 01-15-2012 04:10 PM

Looks great Jim, awesome job!

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#9 posted 01-15-2012 07:41 PM

Great work Jim

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#10 posted 01-15-2012 11:50 PM

Nicely shaped piece Jim.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#11 posted 01-16-2012 02:33 AM

Great Turn’in there Jim!! I real nice thin edge too!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#12 posted 01-17-2012 04:45 AM

That is a beautiful turning and the different grain patterns are just awesome ,I like the inside bottom the best .
Great work Jim .

Kiefer

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